UTFO – The Best of UTFO
Jan07

UTFO – The Best of UTFO

Label: Select Year: 1996 Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com Song Listing 1. Soul Train’s Don Cornelius’ Intro 2. Ya Cold Wanna Be Wit Me 3. Hip-Hop Props: Vinnie Of Naughty By Nature 4. Split Personality 5. Leader Of The Pack 6. Hip-Hop Props: DJ Red Alert 7. Bite It 8. The Ride 9. Hip-Hop Props: MC Lyte 10. Roxanne, Roxanne 11. Pick Up The Pace 12. Hip-Hop Props: Tuffy Of Video Music Box 13. Wanna Rock 14. Hip-Hop Props: Big...

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UTFO

Members Kangol Kid Doctor Ice Educated Rapper Mixmaster Ice This Brooklyn based group (Untouchable Force Organization) released one of hip hop’s most important and successful records, “Roxanne, Roxanne” in 1984.  Before that record they were official dancers for Whodini. It spawned over 100 answer records, the most famous of which was from Roxanne Shante. After their first album, the Educated Rapper left the group. ...

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Whodini
Jan07

Whodini

Members Jalil (Jalil Hutchins) Ecstasy (John Fletcher) Grandmaster Dee (Drew Carter) Formed in the early 80’s Whodini got its start in a rather unusual way.  Keyboard wiz Thomas Dolby brought in a track to Jive.  Someone suggested they have someone rap over it.  The label grabbed Jalil and Ecstasy to record a track about radio personality Mister Magic.  The song gained more attention oversees than in New York. They eventually...

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The Real Roxanne

Like so many other female rappers in 1984-85, Adelaida/Joanne? Martinez adopted the name Roxanne and set about to answer UTFO’s smash single “Roxanne, Roxanne.” The Real Roxanne as she was known is usually considered near the top of that very crowded group of women.  Her main competition came, of course, from Roxanne Shante. She made a record called “Romeo” on Select in 85 which was an inversion of...

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Force MC’s

Members T.C.D (Antoine Lundy ) deceased Stevie Dee (Steve Lundy) Mercury (Charles Nelson) deceased Trisco (Trisco Pearson) Lord K One DJ Dr. Rock deceased Dr. Shock Khalil Jessie D Formed 1979, Staten Island, New York, the Force MC’s started off by winning lots of high school talent shows.  From there the crew took there sounds to the streets earning them a reputation at the time as a crew that was hard to touch when it came to...

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